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Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC) provides nationwide professional support services in carrying out the statutory authorities of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act under the National Response Framework (NRF).

Through ISC’s partnership, these services assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the agency’s state and local counterparts in response to nationally declared disasters. As part of a nation-wide team network, ISC provides a variety of services, such as damage assessments, technical analysis, program management, operational and strategic planning support, training development and delivery, policy analysis, grant management, organizational assessment, and other special studies and assignments. These services are provided under the auspices of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), requiring the coordination and rapid mobilization of thousands of technical staff and assists in the integration of these personnel into the event’s Incident Command Structure.

PROVEN SOLUTIONS

Program Management and Support:

ISC is a principal team member of the FEMA Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract, providing program management support to FEMA in the delivery of post-disaster assistance to public and private non-profit organizations.

Comprehensive Emergency Preparedness and Planning Development:

ISC develops and implements strategies to address post-disaster programmatic gaps between disaster response, recovery, and hazard mitigation. ISC is able to leverage its institutional knowledge of these various programs, to provide solutions that are compliant with programmatic and regulatory requirements and authority.

Education, Training, and Exercise Program Development:

ISC offers support that is recognized for its contributions and successes to disaster recovery and mitigation programs and operations. ISC staff has responded to scores of disasters across the nation, providing technical and operational support for disaster recovery assistance. ISC’s professionalism and programmatic expertise in disaster recovery and hazard mitigation is routinely acknowledged by our clients.

Hazard Mitigation & Disaster Recovery Technical Support:

ISC offers support that is recognized for its contributions and successes to disaster recovery and mitigation programs and operations. ISC staff has responded to scores of disasters across the nation, providing technical and operational support for disaster recovery assistance. ISC’s professionalism and programmatic expertise in disaster recovery and hazard mitigation is routinely acknowledged by our clients. .

Community Outreach and Preparedness Development:

ISC provides technical support to meet the developing needs and concerns of a community, including regional critical infrastructure, essential community networks, community preparedness, business development, community social services, and regional environmental concerns.

Committee and Workgroup Governance Development:

Establishing governance with local governments, regional authorities, and county/state agencies for debris operations prior to an event is of critical operational importance. ISC brought agencies to the table to solve debris management and disaster recovery challenges

Grant Management and Procurement Support:

ISC has recognized expertise in the programmatic delivery of the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and Public Assistance (PA) funding. ISC staff have prepared, secured, and coordinated the distribution of billions in FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and Public Assistance (PA) funding.

FEATURED CLIENT SOLUTIONS

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA Headquarters has requested ISC to provide technical support for several special projects that are intended to improve the delivery of disaster recovery assistance programs. ISC has been recognized by our clients as possessing extensive knowledge in Federal, State and local laws and regulations for all operational phases of emergency management.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

ISC assisted in the development and delivery of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007, Public Law 109.295 and evaluation of the National Response Framework.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

ISC staff has responded to numerous catastrophic events across the nation, providing a variety of technical skill sets, mobilizing personnel and integrating them into the Incident Command System and National Incident Management System frameworks.

Chicago, Illinois

ISC worked with the Chicago Department of Public Health to identify challenges and vulnerabilities to the Chicago healthcare network following a catastrophic event. From this, ISC worked with executive staff to develop strategies to proactively manage recovery operations

DuPage County, Illinois

While providing consulting services on an unrelated project for DuPage County, our client was stricken by a flooding disaster. Upon the request of our client, ISC mobilized personnel and provided support in the development of operational strategies to manage the event as the incident transitioned from response to recovery.